Michaella Baker

Michaella Baker (TD '16) is a History of Science, History of Medicine and Public Health major, concentrating in medicine and public health with an emphasis on health psychology. She is interested in studying the psychology behind stigmatized diseases such as HIV/AIDS and obesity in a global perspective. After working at summer camp in Rwanda for women and children with AIDS with an organization called We-ActX, she realized her passion for global health. Her activities on campus include serving as the Social Cultural Chair on the Board of Hillel, as the Chief Marketing Officer for Kappa Alpha Theta, as a copy editor for the Yale Global Health Review, and as the Vice President for the Team U chapter at Yale. She also does research at the Global Health Leadership Institute at Yale. Michaella has spent her summers volunteering at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and spent her most recent summer studying abroad in Croatia. She looks forward to spending more summers abroad and taking full advantage of being a global health fellow at Yale!

Timothy Dwight
History of Science, History of Medicine and Public Health